ALAMOSA METAR SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

ALAMOSA METAR-ALAMOSA CO
37.46N 105.87W ELEV. 7620 FT
1143 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

DATE          THU 01/29/15      FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15         SUN
MST 3HRLY     14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      17          41          15          37           9
TEMP                      20 18 19 33 41 36 25 20 19 18 16 29 37 31 22 15 12 12
DEWPT                     18 16 17 27 28 29 25 20 19 18 15 27 28 27 21 15 12 11
MAX/MIN RH                   98          61         100          69         100
RH                        92 92 92 78 59 75100100100100 96 92 70 85 96100100 96
WIND DIR                   S  S  S  S  S SW SE SE  S  S NE  S  S  W SE  S  W  N
WIND SPD                   5  4  4  5  6  8  5  3  4  3  2  3  4  8  4  4  2  3
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          40          50          30          20
RAIN                                   C
SNOW                       S  S  S  S     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S
LAL                        1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                     2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  4
15K WIND DIR              SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N
15K WIND SPD              19 24 17 18 18 13 16 24 27 18 17 19 20 19 21 19 24 35
MIX HGT                   <1  1  1  2  3  2 <1  1  1  2  2  2  3  2  2  1  2  2
T WIND DIR                 S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S SW  W  S SW NW  N
T WIND SPD                10  9  6  6 10 10  9  9  6  5  2  3  3  4  2  3  5  6
SMOKE DISP                PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR
CRTCL FWX POT              U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE           02/01/15  MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15
MST 6HRLY     11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          37       9    39       9    40       9    39       9    40
TEMP          30 34 14    9 31 37 14    9 33 37 14    9 31 35 13    9 32 38
DEWPT         22 22 13    9 21 22 12    8 21 21 12    8 19 20 12    8 20 21
PWIND DIR         N       S    SW      SW    SW      SW     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW SC
POP 12HR          5       5     5       5     5       5     5       5     5

BELOW IS A WEATHER ELEMENT KEY FOR THIS PRODUCT DAY 1 THROUGH 3... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE MIN/MAX RH OR MAX/MIN RH(%).........MAXIMUM/MINIMUM HUMDITY RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS)...........WIND DIRECTION WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED CLOUDS(CAT).........................CLOUD COVER CATEGORY EXAMPLE: CL = CLEAR; FW = FEW; SC = SCATTERED; BK = BROKEN; OV = OVERCAST CLOUDS(%)...........................CLOUD COVER AS A PERCENTAGE POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... TYPE... RAIN...........RAIN RAIN SHWRS.....RAIN SHOWERS TSTMS..........THUNDERSTORMS DRIZZLE........DRIZZLE SNOW...........SNOW SNOWSHWRS......SNOW SHOWERS SLEET..........SLEET FRZG RAIN......FREEZING RAIN FRZG DRZL......FREEZING DRIZZLE K..............SMOKE F..............FOG COVERAGE... IS.............ISOLATED SC.............SCATTERED NM.............NUMEROUS O..............OCCASIONAL S..............SLIGHT CHANCE C..............CHANCE L..............LIKELY WD.............WIDESPREAD D..............DEFINITE AR.............AREAS PA.............PATCHY LAL(CAT)............................LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL HAINES(CAT).........................HAINES INDEX 10K WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).......10000 FOOT WIND DIRECTION 10K WIND SPD(MPH)...................10000 FOOT WIND SPEED MIX HGT(THOUSANDS OF FT AGL)........MIXING HEIGHT EXAMPLE: 6 = 6000 FEET; 12 = 12000 FEET; <1 = LESS THAN 1000 FOOT T WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION T WIND SPD(MPH).....................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED SMOKE DISP(CAT(KT-FT))...................SMOKE DISPERSION CATEGORY EXAMPLE: PR = POOR; FR = FAIR; GD = GOOD; VG = VERY GOOD; EX = EXCELLENT CRTCL FWX POT........................CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL CRTCL FWX POT USES TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, WIND, WIND GUST, AND HAINES EXAMPLE: U = UNLIKELY; P = POSSIBLE; L = LIKELY; S = SEVERE DAY 4 THROUGH 7... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED EXAMPLE: <15 = LESS THAN 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH OR GREATER AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS


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